Just in case you didn't know there are NUMEROUS meanings and definitions for the word: Bastard.
Child born to parents who are not married to one another
Type of color gel
Township in Ontario, Canada
Classification of the teeth of a metalworking file
Type of longsword
Former name of the band Motörhead
Of course, my preferred use of the word is hands down the profane, derogatory one. Here it is a little ditty I whipped up. Stitched on canvas this little bastard keeps me company in my kitchen.